We are delighted to announce our Pyromania playwrights for 2017 are Amy Conway and Maryam Hamidi!
"I'm delighted to be given this opportunity. It feels like a real luxury to be given the resources and support to develop myself as a playwright. The prospect of developing a script under David's mentorship is very exciting." - Amy Conway
"I'm excited to get started and I'm delighted to have David Leddy and Fire Exit's mentorship as I navigate a bold experiment in my play writing style." - Maryam Hamidi
Amy and Maryam will each receive:
A £1000 cash bursary.
Between 6-8 mentoring meetings over the course of a year with David Leddy.
A rehearsed reading of the script at the end of year with a professional cast (scheduled to take place at Tron Theatre as part of Mayfesto, May 2018).
More information on Pyromania available here.
Pyromania is a Fire Exit programme with Tron Theatre and support from Playwrights’ Studio Scotland. Funded by The Bridge Awards and Creative Scotland.